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CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 7:15pm EST
ought to cancel this because it's never going to work. here's how an efficient government is. this last week we spend another hundred million dollars before they canceled it. they paid a settlement fee of $8 million. but two things didn't happen. the person responsible didn't get fired and wasn't held accountable in the company that didn't provide the service didn't get sued to get our money back, taxpayers of the country. nobody runs their household that way. the state government don't operate that way, but we are totally incompetent when it comes to spending america's taxpayer money. why would we continue to a $32 billion a year on i.t. programs that don't work for the federal government. but 60% of what they take out of the pentagon and that's governmentwide. why would we do that? were going to have a special senate committee to look at this, oversight, look at bad actors in government and demand the people get fired in the company is not performing pay the money back. none of that happens. so you can defraud the federal government. you can do it with impunity and that's because memb
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2013 10:00am EST
college, and in 2001 he conspire with the the school administration and student government to secretly ban coffee or for one day without notice during finals week as a performance art project. so all these students get up in the morning, and there's no coffee in the cafeteria, bookstore, no coffee on campus. and they have friends dress up as drug dealers. buddy, you want to buy a shot of espresso for $6? and people were actually buying this. it made "the new york times," cbs news, all this kind of stuff. so that is the kind of outrage you would naturally expect if people told you you could no longer consume your favorite beverage, your favorite stimulant, coffee. and you begin to understand some of the outrage from people in the andes when the ignorant people, other people decide they can't chew coca anymore. and then finally just a, i would just say that, you know, this treaty, 1961 treaty, it's 52 years old now. and the u.s. and a number of, a small number of other governments say that we should not revisit these treaties, it's as though they were carved in stone. so much has changed sin
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am EST
as online -- send us a tweet by typing @c spanwj. state and local governments are on their best financial shape since the recession. given leeway to cushion the u.s. economy from federal budget cuts. here are some other stories in the news. this is from "the national council of state legislatures," which runs up what lawmakers are facing as they enter their session throughout the country. it says, -- it also looks at corrections costs. helping america become more energy dependent. and paying for transportation structure, roads, bridges, things like that. also, educating the workforce. let us take a listen to one of the governor's and what he had the say during this state of the state address. this is the governor of new york talking about new york state. >> yes it is hard to reform education. i know the politics of it. i know the problems. i know the issues. but, can you imagining how smart the state would be when we actually educate all of our children to the best of their god-given potential? when every black child and every white child and every orphan child and every other child is ed
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 1:00am EST
continuing resolutions to fund the government forever is unsustainable. you need to pass a budget to begin with a foundation. >> mr. cole, i also talked to attorneys, our attorneys, some other attorneys, not just on our staff and i tell them, talk to me like i can understand you. because they talk too much legal lease. i ask them, if i get a paycheck in my account every month and i don't get that paycheck in my account, so whenever it may come, at the end of the year, that's varying. their opinion, that could be. they didn't say it was. they said it could be that could violate the 27th amendment because they're varyingnot coming this month. coming at the end of the year. the other thing i would like to -- don't understand -- and i want to tell you like i think and how it is. we are kind of like trying to not punish but penalize the other side. the senate. because they haven't acted. so what we're doing is drafting legislation that's going to make our side, whether we pass or maybe sometimes not pass a budget, and we're going to punish, not punish. maybe penalize our side by not getting a p
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 1:00pm EST
of the house of january 3, 2013, of the following individuals to serve as the governing board of the office of congressional ethics. the clerk: nominated by the speaker with the concurrence of the minority leader -- mr. porter j. goss, mr. egan, ms. hayward, mr. friendswood. nominated by the minority leader with the concurrence of the speaker -- mr. david scaggs of colorado, co-chairman. mrs. yvonne burke of california. ms. karen english of arizona. mr. mike barnes of maryland,ality -- alternate. the speaker pro tempore: the house will be in order. please take your conversations off the floor. the house -- the chair will now entertain requests for one-minutes. please take your conversations off the floor. for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania rise? mr. thompson: i request unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. thompson: madam speaker, the house is not in order. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from pennsylvania deserves to be heard. please take your convers
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 8:00pm EST
it together as a government, a community, as a state. in 2013, let us honor one another. our renewed community. let us honor those we have lost. we have a great deal of work to do. but if history is any judge, we will rise to the occasion. when called upon, we will answer as we have done time and time again. as one people, one community, and one connecticut. [applause] as we begin our work which will take many months, may god bless each and every one of you. madoff last the great state of connecticut and the united states of america. -- may god bless the creek state of connecticut, and the united states of america. [applause] >> on c-span2 night, house speaker john boehner and house republicans discussed federal spending in the national debt. then the house rules committee. a house ways and means committee and why he thinks the debate should be different -- separate from the talks. house speaker john boehner and other house republicans briefed reporters on a vote on the debt ceiling. the house will vote wednesday on a measure that will occur -- extend the debt limit until may 19. included is a
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
yesterday with one reference to the deficit. if no debt limit is reached, however, the government could default on its obligations within weeks so watch that story. martha: well, this is an interesting one. pro golfer, phil mickelson, doing a little bit of backpedaling today saying he regrets the public comments he made on the issue of his taxes in california. mickelson said he may move out when he made the original comments, of the state, because all taxes combined end up to more than 60% tax rate. now he is telling fox news contributor jim gray, quote, finances and taxes are a personal matter and i should not have made a opinions of, on them public. i apologize to those who i have upset or insulted and i assure you i intend not to let it happen again. why would he feel the need to do that? stuart varney, joins me, anchor of "varney & company" on the fox business network. stuart, this is an interesting one. >> it really is. the left beat up on phil mickelson big-time because he complained about all the tax money he has now got to pay. specifically you had, basically the left is saying
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm EST
, the majority, after ample debate and deliberation, should have the power to govern, to enact the agenda the voters voted store and to be held accountable at the ballot box. i guess in other words, i guess i fun mentally believe in democrat -- fundamentally believe in democracy. maybe that's a failing on my part. i just fundamentally believe that the majority should rule with respect for the rights of the minority. now, as i've noted, a revolution has already occurred in the senate in recent years. never before, never before in the history of this senate was it accepted that a 60-vote threshold was required for everything. now, this did not occur through a constitutional amendment or through any great public debate. rather, because of the abuse of the filibuster, the minority party has assumed for itself absolute and virtually unchecked veto power over all legislation. over any executive branch nominee, no matter how insignificant the position; over all judges, no matter how uncontroversialmencontroversialw uncontroversial. in other words, because of the filibuster, even when a party has
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
government does not recognize your marriage and your partner cannot get social security benefits. if you are a federal employee, your spouse will not get your pension benefits, date and will not get health insurance, your children may not get health insurance. there are real life harm's every day from the defense of marriage act. we maintain that the defense of marriage act is unconstitutional. i certainly hope that the supreme court will find it so. line.miami, democrats' caller: good morning. my question to you is had you seen a lot of transgendered married with heterosexuals? what is the point of it, then? guest: well, i think transgendered people have always gotten married. some transgendered people are straight, some transgendered people are gay. the ones who are straight are allowed to marry in some places, the ones who are gay are only allowed to marry in states i mentioned already. again, i am not sure by how anyone else's marriage or life is impacted in any bad way if people are allowed to make commitments to the person they glove and strengthen their family -- they love and str
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 7:00am EST
, but they have been working off a continuing resolution which funds the government for certain amount of time. it will end on march 27. house leaders tried to put forward or sketched out a game plan for how they would handle things going forward. the first step in all this is the vote today on a short-term debt limit extension. host: seth, you mentioned the republican retreat last week and on conversations with conservatives, an event on capitol hill yesterday. what kind of dissent did you hear from conservative republicans on the debt ceiling vote? guest: they want to make sure that they get some sort of deficit reduction out of this. i think it makes them a little nervous. this is what many will referred to as a clean vote on the debt ceiling, if they're not a lot of strings attached. they would like to see more deficit reduction. i think they are a little weary that leadership will follow through on their promises. so it is within that vein. i guess i would say that conservative lawmakers, at least the most conservative, wants to be cautiously optimistic that house leaders might follow thr
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 3:00am PST
's gun-control proposals. while the government has come out against the plan, the numbers are pretty stark. 53% are favorable. 41%, unfavorable. more interesting as you go into the poll, the favorables are much more intense than the unfavorables. which means that we've heard for some time, richard wolffe, you know, the gun owners are so intense, and they're the ones that are going to always make phone calls and they're the ones that are always going to be engaged. in this poll and i'm sure we'll see it in other polls, a majority of americans are more intense about passing some sane gun regulation than are those small groups of people that are going to fight the political death over assault weapons and being able to have high-capacity magazines. >> a couple of things. first of all, if you break down the individual proposals, the support is even higher, right? universal background checks, you get way higher than 50%. and those numbers reflect the president's own favorability right now which says this is the moment when he can actually push this through because his own numbers are so hi
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
government panel. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ good evening i'm bret baier. major setback today for president obama's effort to stack a key government board with like-minded people but without senate approval. chief white house correspondent ed hyperion a federal appeals court say nothing to the president. over picks for the national labor relations board. a ruling that could have big implications. >> reporter: as he rolled out dennis mcdonough, president obama hoping for a smooth start to the second term. instead, brushed back by a federal appeals court, rulings wherely he violated the constitution last year. >> it was just a huge massive overstep of executive power. unconstitutional power grab. >> it semis from dramatic election year showdown where the president bypassed the senate and put three picks on the national labor relations board, using the recess appointments on january 4, 2012. power the white house continues to defend vociferously today. >> the decision is novel and unprecedented. it contradicts 150 years of practice by democratic and republican administrations. >>
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
have to stay united and we have to show that if given the chance, we can govern. we have better ideas. >> you know, the fact is, that we are not in the wilderness. republicans control the house and most state houses. >> molly live with us tonight. molly, congressman ryan said that republicans will have a stronger argument in the president's second term, why >> because he said that now republicans can show voters what actually happens when the president's agenda is implemented. >> in the president's first term we argued against big government in theory n second term, we'll argue about big government in practice it is not a bill. it is 13,000 pages of regulation and growing and implemented. this year the law will restrict our ability to use flexibility pending account . restrict life saving devices. >> paul ryan said republicans should be prepared for the president to delejet myself them and urged them to be smart in the battles they pick. >> molly as we watch the news unfold on saturday, it was obvious that ryan is not the only person talking about this. is this a broader gop reset? >>
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am EST
, expansive government." the chairwoman of the house republican conference said "the president's out word words must be matched with actions regarding the country's fiscal health," suggesting a gulf between the two." good morning, your thoughts on the inaugural address? caller: i thought that it was wonderful. i thought that the speech was very insightful. the keylieve that's words were we the people. together we will do all the things we set out to do. host: he talked about preserving medicare, social security. he talked about climate change, equal rights for gay couples and women. is that your priority list? caller: maybe not in that order, but the president has a hard job and congress has got to work together with him. i believe that we have good republicans. many people in the country believed in the position of the president and that the congress will go along, eventually. host: all right, douglas. your priority list? top five? top three? caller code jobs, education, and for the end of the war. -- caller: jobs, education, for the war to end. host: let's hear the president speaking on
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 10:30pm EST
what i am concerned about. it was not saying there is absolutely no role for government. these people have to pull themselves up by the bootstraps. i think we can do more and more of telling those stories with a places like national review. we have to highlight the things that work. when people see it, it makes a huge difference as opposed to sterile principle or policy that we may know sounds good, but we want to feel good about it. >> there are two was to message to people, whether they are consumers, voters, your neighbors. shock the conscience is pretty obvious. we always have to have our hair and hands on fire when we talk about something. does not always have to be an anti obama statement. i actually prefer to ignore him more than anything. one day i will wake up and he will not be president. i can spend time with people who are useful to advancing the ideas and the belief systems that we have in free market and religious liberties and limited government and the family etc.. what about the warm the heart? that is really important. people say, that will not move of
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm EST
people, and they can't pass the senate. for the regular business, for the regular business of government, for the regular business of passing senate bipartisan legislation, the tea party hastert rule combination is deadly. so back to where i began. if you're concerned about dysfunction in congress, if you're wondering why we're less popular than a root canal, if you're wondering why 77% of americans look at congress and think that we're actually doing more harm than good, if update an explaining -- if you want an explanation of the dysfunction, take a look at the hastert rule. if you look at this problem the way a doctor would look at a patient, the way an engineer would look at a system, the way a car mechanic would look at an automobile, and you look for what is broken, be specific, it is the application by the speaker of the hastert rule that prevents bipartisan, ropg strong senate legislation from going forward. when something moves, it's because the hastert rule has been waived. so if you want to see what's wrong, that quest takes you straight to the house of representatives, and th
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 11:00am PST
privileged, selective use of government and public moneys to save selected group of people and allow other people, particularly the millions with the homes foreclosed to fend for themselves and the market rally, not just today but the markets doing extremely well over the past months, it kind of depend. great if you're in the markets and right if you have a 401(k) you are in the market but most people don't have a 401(k). many people do. >> when we talk about his legacy, is it really going to be the phrase to big too fail? >> i think that's what's stuck to him right now. whatever sticks to someone in realtime, you know, may or may not -- >> perception is reality. >> but only reality for the time that it's reality. meaning, truman went out of office with the lowest public approval ratings of man kind and what history says about timothy geithner we leave to the future in that it's clear there's systemic stability. we can debate about whether or not we are where we are want to be and going to go where we want to go. but i think it's very difficult to make the argument we're worse off today th
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 8:00pm EST
that that is what causes that contributes to the federal government continuing to spend money it does not have, the mortgaging our children's future. thanks to the house of representatives for bringing this to the country's attention and we look forward to taking up the budget here and having a vigorous debate of america's future. >> the words of spending and that probably were not included in that speech and we happen to believe the biggest threat is runaway government spending. that we are piling on the backs of future generations of americans. since april 2009, we hope that the president will focus on what is important in this country important to the american people. those are the types of things that we are anxious to work with this president on. but what we have heard very little of in his speech yesterday. on election night, the president spoke and he said that we want our children to go up and world where they are not burdened by debt. that was election night. the president said spending is not a problem. and they said set in the absence of an agreed and credible deficit reduction plan
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm EST
in on that question and see what the federal government can do to improve our ability to determine who needs help and our ability to identify the person or agency whose job it is to provide the help, and then we will have provided some service. it helps to put a face on who needs help. as a former governor, i look at things from my background and perspective, as i know most of us do. about 22% of tennesseeans reported having a mental illness last year. that is more than 1 million people. this is according to our state department of mental health. about 5% had a severe mental illness. that is nearly 250,000 tennesseeans. that is a lot of people. about 40,000 had a major depressive episode. the funding that helps meet the needs for that comes in some part from the federal government. about 22% of what tennessee spends, i'm told, is federal dollars. the rest is state dollars. in community services, state appropriations are about 70% of the mental health fund. while the state government has a role, it is a support role, and it ought to make things easier instead of harder. in preparing for this, it s
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
of the federal government and i don't want to get ahead of that process. you know when the state department has something to move forward on we'll obviously address that issue when it does. bill: the governor of nebraska has a big say in this. that is dave heineman. he is with me live now. governor, good morning to you. >> good morning, bill. bill: give us an idea how the new route has changed things. >> well it has changed a lot in my state because that was the key issue, the route going over the environmentally sensitive sand hills area. transcanada agreed to move it around that. we had four informational hearings. they moved it further after that. made those adjustments. i just received three weeks ago a 2000 page document. i reviewed it in detail. if you look at the our ability to reduce our dependence on foreign oil, it does that. the economically it is good news for our country and our state in terms of jobs. and the environmental impact stated in the report, it would be minimal. so i approved the route. let me just add one thing to help you and all your viewers. this was coordinated with
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 8:00pm PST
. barbara now reporting this connection, that the u.s. government sees. barbara said, we did talk about this last would be hours after the siege began. i spoke on the phone with omar amaha, a military leader in the militant group izarden. he told me americans were being held mestage and the attackers demanded the end to french and american involvement in mali for their release. he knew because, he told me, he's working with because of al qaeda's most senior leaders, mokhtar belmokhtar, the person claiming responsibility for the january 16th attack. omar hamaha made claims how widespread the terror network is in north africa when i asked how many fighters he had. >> translator: listen. the number of fighters is not important for us. be it 10,000 or only 10 people. we're going to hit in the heart all the countries of west africa. it's no longer only in northern mali. yes, it's not only in bomoko. it will be western africa. not only western africa, a big battle against france and the united states and all the other countries that want to intervene. >> retired general wesley clark is the fo
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
assassinated, it is a different perspective, it is a different situation. we don't believe that a government should be involved in that, but at the same time, like that same people, like the israelis -- i know that in israel, the jewish people, you tell them that hitler were alive, i think that there would be a lot of people trying to get him -- i guess, the same similar situation with the cubans. c-span: have you known a lot of people in your life that have said the same thing, that they would be glad to kill fidel castro? >> guest: oh yes, many. c-span: how come no one has ever gotten the job done? >> guest: some have tried, and fidel has a very, very good security system. in the past he had a czechoslovakian who ran his security force and he moved from one place to the other. for example, when he was in havana, i saw him moving near the molicome area with five bullet-proof mercedes, all exactly the same, with the same paint so you could not tell one from the other, and he, i believe, rode either in number two up to number four, in between, so you never knew which one of the five cars he w
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2013 8:00am EST
toward the government of iran is necessary. that's at 9 a.m. eastern. at 3 p.m., williams rhodes explores the financial challenges facing europe and asia. watch these programs and more all weekend long on booktv. for a complete schedule, visit booktv.org. >> next, from politics & prose bookstore in washington, d.c., thane gustafson looks at how russia's unstable economic and political systems could impact the country's oil output with 12% of the world's oil supply coming from rush b shah, he also explores what this could mean for the global economy. this is a little under an hour. >> a pleasure to see you all here tonight. as we know, happinesses is a relative thing, and i began the day this morning in the dentist's chair having a crown put in, and here by tonight i'm at politics & prose. so i'm a very happy man having gone from one extreme to the other. so it's a special pleasure to welcome you all here tonight and, gosh, standing room only. so this is marvelous. well, i thought i would begin by telling you a few stories about what the book is about and skipping the big structure and sim
WHUT
Jan 21, 2013 11:00am EST
a volley and government. the democrats typically say, well, government can do this or can't do that ask so it's really a series of arguments over the role of government and the second thing i'm curious to know about is how tough they were in a pretty partisan atmosphere. he has gotten tougher over the past couple of years with the opposition. how feist you he is he during the speech. >> things people have picked up in this run up to this inauguration is that the president four years ago in his speech came tout and he actually made a comment about how he was going to to bring an end to the petty grievances and false promises in washington. now four years later was that a false promise? >> yes. i mean, the president, i think, understandably confident and an historic election and all of that perhaps overstated what could be done. this is one place where he seen having come fiercely short and it's in bringing that sense to washington of bipartisanship and of working together and overcoming partisanship and his defenders and supporters will say oh, the republicans have been intransient and smal
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 1:00pm PST
it operates without authority from any central government. in the partial personal affairs court, they argue over who gets custody of a house in a family dispute. this is a former judge. he defected from the syrian government and is now the general prosecutor for this fledgeling rebel judicial system. >> this is an emergency solution and we came po work to maintain law and order. even a temporary system needs jails. there about 100 people detained in what looks like a dungeon. >> the prison guards divided cells in the basement they established for male civilian prisoners and down at the end of this hall for military prisoners, some of whom come from the government army and some from the rebel-free syrian army. a court founded by rebels -- has imprisoned rebels accused of war crimes. a fighter swears to god he is innocent and then collapses on the floor. he said he is accused of leading fighters into a battle of many rebels. like most of the inmates, this rebel does not want to show his face. >> i'm a member of the free syrian army. i tortured a fighter and he died. >> the conditioned are col
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 8:00pm EST
of government, and exposing them in such a way that the deprivations of corrected and that's what he did. he concentrated on those individual things and the people in georgia would know that if they had experienced in their own community of some industry ten the basic principles of human rights the could call on jack nelson or their own state police in the county in the top levels of the governing levels in the fellowship this is the second juror was in the state senate and then came back for my last time in the state senator and from there went on the to be the employee of the l.a. times because the heady 50% increase in salary and the wife and three kids to take care of but then one reason why is she said i was not a crook. [laughter] >> i haven't had as much opportunity to be a crook as some people asked recognized him for his true work and before jack passed away a lot of the reporters that i had known as many news reporters as people in georgia who had the most integrity, the most personal courage and ability to expose the truth of any human being ever known. [applause] >> let me talk a
FOX Business
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
is dependent on government and the fact of the matter is it is like what we have seen in greece. it goes all the way to the end, what are the worst case scenario is read melissa: is that what it's like in california? >> california will be filled with very rich people, very poor people and government workers and that is pretty much all that will be hanging around the way it goes. melissa: jonathan, i will give you the last word. that is what you have to look forward to. >> we can take your medicine now nationally and on a state-by-state basis or just wait and evade the problem until it blows up in your face. whether this made now or later. melissa: thanks to everyone. it was history day at my son's school. he was benjamin franklin. he went right along with a the custom theme, thanks very much. a terrifying warning that could handicap the local community. pollution is more than three times the limit set at the epa. now there are calls to curb industrial activity and ban would burn. the group say these dangerous levels could cause pregnant women to miscarry or give birth prematurely. with now i
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am EST
have more than 150 schools and governments closed or delayed today. first in the district, federal offices opening at noon today. employees have the option for unscheduled leave or telework. d.c. public schools and the d.c. government offices are also delayed two hours today. >>> in maryland now, prince george's and montgomery county schools are opening two hours late. charles and howard county schools are delayed two hours. our frederick and calvert schools. >> loudoun and -- stafford county and prince william delayed two hours. the same for alexandria city public schools. spotsylvania, culpeper, warren and page county schools on a two-hour delay. >> this is happening because the weather is changing. rain right now. the roads and sidewalks there are extremely slick. >> want to get a look at our forecast at this hour. tom kierein is keeping an eye on what folks are dealing with outside. >> look at radar. we have a combination of rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow all happening simultaneously in the viewing area. where you see the white, it's a combination of sleet and snow and tha
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 3:00am PST
the enforcement of the federal debt limit for at least three months, allowing the government to keep borrowing money to pay for all of its current obligations. in exchange, the house gop'ers want the democratic-controlled senate to do something they haven't done in 1,365 days, pass a budget. something that body hasn't done since 2009. now, instead of demanding spending cuts, republicans have added a provision to the bill that would suspend lawmakers' own paychecks if their chamber fails to pass a budget by april 15th. that's a lot like actually the no labels, no budget, no pay plan that that organization's been dealing with, talking about for a long time. michael steele, i think that's a great idea. >> i do, too. >> if you don't do your job -- >> why get paid for it? >> and the democrats in the senate haven't done their job in that many days, why pay them? >> i don't think you should. in fact, if i had my way, it would be retro. so i'd take back the money we paid you over the last four years for not doing your job. and i think, you know, again, some people say that's a political toy or a tacti
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 2:00pm PST
by the iranian government. of course, monkeys are heralded as intelligent and our closest an sesors and while they can often be found in the middle of a traveling circus, their real habitat is actually in the wild. one publication describes a monkey's characteristics in the following way. they are self-centered, mice chiefous, superficial, egoistic, conce conceited, restless, careless, overindulgent, and shallow. the other story we wanted to mention is that john mccain's vice presidential pick of four years ago, sarah palin, has also been sent into the wilderness after fox news failed to reknew her contract. for the sake of clarity, these stories are not connected in any way whatsoever. thanks so much for watching. chris matthews and "hardball" is next. >>> tea for two. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this, barack and hillary, good-bye or hello? was last night's dual appearance on 60 minutes a fond good-bye or a statement? was it the president's way of saying i know which way the wind is blowing? was it barack obama sayi
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am EST
whizzing by at nearly 200 miles per hour. the government investigating the pilot. why is he pulling tricks so close to the ground? >>> good morning, america. hello to robin. josh is off today. sam is on assignment. he's at seaworld in florida. great to have amy and bill here, again. welcome back, everyone. big headline overnight. a little history will be made today when defense secretary leon panetta lifts the ban on women in combat. women are already facing the dangers of the front lines. but today, the policy will formally be changed. another barrier broken. we'll have all of the details ahead. >> can't wait for that. >>> and the latest on the backlash for beyonce. we have raw video from "the wall street journal" that emerged overnight, where you can see and hear her actually singing, perhaps along with the backup track. was she lip-syncing or wasn't she? the devil's in the details. >> i agree. >>> people around the world, now, calling foul on this soccer player. caught on tape, so determined to get the ball back, he kicked the ball boy. >> what? >> we'll tell you what happened next. >>
CBS
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am EST
and outspoken though. you can bet the chinese government is watching him. all the art he makes, every step he takes. rita braver will be showing us why. >> reporter: at first glance these works by dissident chinese artist ai wei wei might not look like the stuff of political protest. but they are. >> there's a love of china, a love of his country, and a real desire to see social change. >> reporter: later on sunday morning, the art of ai wei wei. expect the unexpected. >> osgood: singer/songwriter michael bolton has been crafting hits for decades now and recruiting plenty of fans along the way. among them apparently our martha teichner. ♪ you are the one >> reporter: it was a number one hit for music mega-star michael bolton in 1993. that was then. ♪ i said i loved you >> reporter: this is now. ♪ for all the love i feel inside ♪ >> reporter: a visit with michael bolton ahead on this sunday morning. ♪ said i loved you but i was wrong ♪ >> osgood: flower power is the order of the day every day on the islands our seth doane has been to visit. >> reporter: while much of the fury, ther
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
and renewal this time around, but is the government broken? the whole system. and what can we do to fix it? people want washington and its politicians to work together. the politicians as yet have not been a i believe to figure out how to do that. but, you know, inaugural speeches can sometimes change the mood. you heard fdr, the only thing we have to fear. i remember when gerald ford said our long national nightmare is over. jack kennedy, ask not what you can do for your country. difference in how the nation feels about itself and about what's going on. i would say this. if there was a time when this country needed to hear a good speech and wanted to hear a good one, i think this would be the time. so let's hope we get a good one. >> of course, there was lincoln's second inaugural where he talked about the wounds of the nation. we know that the president has been working on this president for weeks and major garrett, our chief white house correspondent, is at the white house this morning with a little bit of insight on what we might hear today. >> well, good morning, scott. those closest
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am EST
of closings. the federal government is open but workers do have the option of taking unscheduled leave or tele working. >> now to schools in maryland anarundle county schools will open two hours late. calvert schools will close. st. marys county schools are closed. >> in virginia, alexandria city and arlington schools open late. culpeper schools are closed. fairfax schools are open 2 hours late. louden county schools 2 hours late. i know it's a lot to take in. just a reminder for you, the full list of closings and delays will school across the bottom of your screen and on our web site myfoxdc.com. >> and of course we're keeping an eye on conditions outside all morning long. melanie and julie are watching the roads but we will begin with tucker barnes with how long the snow will last and if we'll get much more. when can we see more? >> got a lot going on. here's the first answer to your first question, things are winding down. might stick around for another hour or two. gradually sunshine this afternoon. let's get to the radar. widespread reports of anywhere between a dusting to an inch locally
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 11:00am PST
the current government now and the current president, muhammad morsi. >> we have seen the protests over the two years, especially when muhammad morsi made the power grab as many would call it at the end of 2012. what are these protesters demanding today? >> reporter: well, these are the secularists, the moderates, the liberals who feel they have been squeezed out of the political process. they're concerned about their rights moving forward. we spoke to one of the protesters. here's what she had to say. >> everybody's protesting. what did we get since two years? we got nothing. nothing achieved. >> reporter: the president says be patient. this is part of the process. >> we need a sign, a small thing. >> reporter: you don't think he's given you a sign? >> look at the constitution. look at the constitution. is this a constitution for all egyptians? >> reporter: he says people voted on it. >> yeah, sure. >> how many voted? 16 million or 52 million? 10 million said yes and 6 million said no. can this be possible? >> reporter: do you trust the president? >> no. >> reporter: what do you do as
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 3:00am PST
.s. government after hacking the federal sentencing commission's website overnight. here's what the site looks like right now. take a look, over the last hour it's been going from being totally shut down to showing this strange video right here along with a long letter of demands written in black and green. >> the video and letter are addressed to zcitizens of the world threatens, quote, chaos if the government does not give them what they want. nick, really bizarre story developing. what is this group anonymous demanding? and really, can they execute this? what's the real threat. >> it's important to note, victor. this group has a lot of credibility online and a lot of clout. it's not just someone behind the computer eating chee-tos. they're threatening to do more. they've hacked into the u.s. cc.gov this morning. they're not going into much detail about what these warheads are or what they do. they're threatening to release more sensitive files and information. >> you mentioned these warheads, nick, they're named for the supreme court justices. do we know if they have information about the s
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 2:00pm PST
government has just announced that its gdp has shrunk to 0.3% and economists now predict a triple dip recession right across the country. again, britain did precisely what paul ryan has been proposing for this country and with disastrous consequences. so are republicans now prepared to accept the evidence? is paul ryan ready to admit that ice. >> da economics would never work in practice? sadly not. in fact, speaker john boehner has just given him the job of drawing up a new budget that will completely erase the federal deficit in just ten years. and only through spending cuts and no new taxes whatsoever. to do this mr. ryan would have to cut every government operation by one-sixth or if he choose not to touch entitlements or defense, he would have to cut every government operation by almost 40%. this country would be plunged into a recession. and that's the ryan budget. thanks so much for watching. chris matthews and "hardball" is next. >>> mad house. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this eruption of self-doubt a
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